Visiting gardens while traveling is a great way to glean fresh new ideas for your own garden. We've gathered five valuable ideas for the edible garden from the University of British Columbia's botanical garden. The climate in Vancouver, BC is a bit cooler in summer and warmer in winter, by a hair. So these ideas for speeding the ripening of summer fruit and veggies, dealing with regional gardening conditions and pruning to maximize useable space in the garden are just as valuable for us in Stumptown. Take a look and see what makes sense for your own urban oasis.